Jeremiah Shane Farmer claims the “the government made me attack” the R&B singer.
The confrontation took place at Metropolitan Correctional Center in Chicago, where Kelly is currently being held pending his federal trial for sex crimes.
Donnell Russell has been accused of threatening a mass shooting unless a screening of Surviving R. Kelly was cancelled.
One man allegedly threatened to leak nude photographs of one of the women.
Prosecutors are asking a judge for requesting additional safety measures to safeguard the jury.
Kelly’s attorneys argued that his confinement during the pandemic is “tantamount to making [him] drink poison.”
The new charges also include racketeering, coercion of a minor, and transportation of a minor across state lines.
Prosecutors are reportedly in possession of the footage.
Originally set for April 27th, the trial has now been pushed to October.
According to Clary, Kelly blackmailed his victims into silence.
Police officers responded to the report of a “battery in progress.”
The new docuseries airs early next year.